Object Title

Seppa (washers)

Seppa (washers)

Object Number

XXVIS.198 D

Physical Description

Mounts
The blade is fitted with a niju habaki covered in gold foil and has gold foil covered sappa. The sword retains its original storage box of ho wood fitted to hold the koshirae on a tsunagi and the blade in shirasaya. There is a check patterned silk bag for the koshirae, a white silk bag for the shirasaya, two yellow cotton bags to go over the silk bags and a brown furoshiki with a mon in white to wrap the box in.

Associations

Places Japan, Hizen

Notes

The blade and its mounts are of the finest quality. Suffixed for display purposes on 4th December 2012.